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Table 4.-Apportionment of each total number of Representatives from 390 up to 440,

inclusive, according to the method of alternate ratios-Continued.

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188, 154+ 12 217, 426+

2 161, 720 27 208, 836+ 13 207,759+ 11 202, 251+

8 211,368+ 11 208, 173 8 207,048+ 4 185,592+ 6 215, 891 16 210, 401 13 216, 167 10 207, 437+ 9 199, 679 16 205, 833 2 183, 169 6 198, 702 1 2 215, 286 12 211, 430+

2 158, 491+ 43 211,835+

220, 628+

191, 467+ 23 207, 266 8 207, 144 3 224,255 36 212,919+

180, 870 216, 485+

191,892 10 218, 478+ 19 205,081 2 185,932 2 177,978 10 206,161 5 228, 026+ 6 203,519+ 11 212, 077+ 1

1 Receives a Representative in virtue of the constitutional provision that each State shall have at least one Representative.

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62D CONGRESS, | HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

1st Session.

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BEQUEST OF GERTRUDE M. HUBBARD.

APRIL 29, 1911.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of

the Union and ordered to be printed.

Mr. TOWNSEND, from the Committee on the Library, submitted the

following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 6733.]

The Committee on the Library, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 6733) providing for the acceptance of and funding the bequest of Gertrude M. Hubbard, having considered the same, report it to the House with the recommendation that it do pass. I R-62-1-vol 1-12

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62D Congress, Į HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. { POFT

1st Session.

CONSTITUTIONS OF NEW MEXICO AND ARIZONA.

May 12, 1911.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the

Union and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Flood of Virginia, from the Committee on the Territories, sub

mitted the following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. J. Res. 14.]

The Committee on the Territories, to whom was referred the joint resolution (H. J. Res. 14) approving the constitutions formed by the constitutional conventions of the Territories of New Mexico and Arizona, having had the same under consideration, reports it back with a substitute and with the recommendation that the substitute do pass.

The act “To enable the people of New Mexico to form a constitution and State government and be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States; and to enable the people of Arizona to form a constitution and State government and be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States," approved June 20, 1910, provided that when the constitutions for the proposed States of New sexico and Arizona therein provided for should be formed in accordance with the terms and conditions of said enabling act, and said constitutions so framed should have been ratified by the people of New Mexico and Arizona, respectively, at elections provided for in said enabling act, certified copies thereof should be submitted to the President of the United States and to Congress for approval, and that if Congress and the President should approve the constitutions, or if the President should approve said constitutions and Congress should fail to disapprove the same during the next regular session of Congress, then, and in that event, the President should certify the fact to the governors of New Mexico and Arizona, respectively, who should, within 30 days thereafter, issue proclamations for the election of State and county officers and other officers of said proposed States, as therein set forth.

The committee reports that constitutions have been framed by constitutional conventions in accordance with the terms and conditions of said enabling act and have been duly ratified by the people of New Mexico and Arizona, respectively, at elections held for that purpose, and that certified copies thereof have been duly submitted to Congress and to the President of the United States for approval in accordance with the terms of said enabling act.

The committee further reports that on February 24, 1911, the President approved the said constitution of New Mexico in a message to the Congress as follows: To the Senate and House of Representatives:

The act to enable the people of New Mexico to form a constitution and State government and be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States, etc., passed June 20, 1910, provides that when the constitution, for the adoption of which provision is made in the act, shall have been duly ratified by the people of New Mexico in the manner provided in the statute, a certified copy of the same will be submitted to the President of the United States and to Congress for approval, and that if Congress and the President approve of such constitution, or if the President approve the same and Congress fails to disapprove the same during the next regular session thereof, then that the President shall certify said facts to the governor of New Mexico, who shall proceed to issue his proclamation for the election of State and county officers, etc.

The constitution prepared in accordance with the act of Congress has been duly ratified by the people of New Mexico, and a certified copy of the same has been submitted to me and also to the Congress for approval, in conformity with the provisions of the act. Inasmuch as the enabling act requires affirmative action by the President, I transmit herewith a copy of the constitution, which, I am advised, has also been separately submitted to Congress, according to the provisions of the act, by the authorities of New Mexico, and to which I have given my formal approval. I recommend the approval of the same by the Congress.

Wm. H. TAFT. THE WHITE HOUSE, February 24, 1911.

The President so far has not acted on the said constitution of Arizona.

The committee further reports that it has had said constitutions under consideration and finds the same to be republican in form; that they make no distinction in civil or political rights on account of race or color, and that they are not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States or the Declaration of Independence, and that they are in conformity with the provisions of the enabling act.

The committee further reports that on February 16, 1911, Congress passed and the President approved a joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution reaffirming the boundary line between Texas and the Territory of New Mexico, defining the boundary line between the proposed State of New Mexico and the State of Texas, which boundary as defined in said resolution is not the boundary as defined in said constitution, and said joint resolution was passed to correct and define said boundary line and declared that any provision of said constitution that in any way tends to annul or change the boundary line defined in said joint resolution should be of no force or effect, but should be so construed as not in any way to change, affect, or alter said boundary lines defined in said joint resolution, and that the boundary line defined in said joint resolution should be held and declared a conclusive location and settlement of said boundary lines."

The committee has carefully considered the said resolution so referred to it, and has had a number of meetings, at which citizens from the two Territories, particularly New lexico, have appeared and been heard; representatives of the Anti-Saloon League and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of New Mexico were also heard.

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